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SubjectRe: Linux 2.0.0 NCR scsi instability
Hi,

> > I get all sorts of interesting error messages, like scsi commands
> > timing out, resetting scsi bus, and so on when I run the Linux 2.0.0
> > kernel on my ASUS P/I-P55TP4XE Pentium motherboard with an NCR53c810
> > SCSI controller on an SC-200 plug-in PCI card. These messages are
> > followed by some disk corruption. Under 1.99.7, I do not have these
> > problems. I will try to narrow the problem down to a specific kernel
> > version number shortly.
>
> did you allow DISCONNECTs (CONFIG_SCSI_NCR53C7xx_DISCONNECT set) ?
> this is known to show problems on several plattforms.
> try if you can reproduce the problems with CONFIG_SCSI_NCR53C7xx_DISCONNECT disabled.

I've got the same mainboard with a gigabyte NCR53c810 controller, running
2 harddisks, all options enabled(disconnect/reconnect,syncronous
transfer,...) and had no problems yet...

Bye, Alex

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